Friends of the University of Sussex Scholarship (2021)

This scholarship is open to applications from US nationals applying to study a full time Masters degree at Sussex.

Type of award

Maintenance grant


Equivalent of $10,000


To be eligible for this scholarship, you must:

  • Be taking up a place on a full time Masters at Sussex in September 2021
  • Be a US national or provide proof of residency

You are not eligible for this scholarship if you are going to study any of the following:

  • Online Masters courses
  • Postgraduate diplomas
  • Development Studies MA
  • Early Years Education (with Early Years Teacher status)
  • Globalisation, Business and Development MA
  • Governance, Development and Public Policy MA
  • Power, Participation and Social Change MA
  • Poverty and Development MA
  • Masters degrees in Social work if receiving an NHS bursary)
  • PGCE courses
  • Schools direct teaching courses
  • Any Masters funded by the research councils (e.g. ESRC 1+3 funding)

Number of scholarships available



1 May 2021 23:59 (GMT)

How to apply

In order to be considered for the scholarship, you will firstly need to have an offer of a place on a course at Sussex.  Once you have secured a place at Sussex, please submit a scholarship application online:

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“I was drawn to (Media Practice for Development & Social Change) at Sussex because my experience working in newspapers during and after university, combined with my professional and life experiences in Europe, has led me to understand that I’d like to be more politically and socially active with my media work”.

Stephanie Habib 2020



Funding partners

This scholarship is made possible thanks to the generosity of our North American alumni and the Friends of the University of Sussex.

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The scholarship is paid as cash in three equal installments, when the successful applicant registers on their Masters at Sussex. 


At level(s):
PG (taught)

Application deadline:
1 May 2021 23:59 (GMT)


The award is available to people from the following country: